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On-Base-Slugging and Education

Earlier today I was listening to NPR’s Morning Edition when Rachel Martin was talking to Mike Pesca (slate.com) about the Houston Astros’ decision to favor On-Base Plus Slugging (OPS) over the better understood Batting Average. Perhaps OPS is a better … Continue reading

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A Tunxis Grill Moment – Well 60 of Them

My father didn’t drink, but he tended bar at Dempsher’s Bar & Grill in Bridgeville, PA for many years. Dempsher’s was the kind of place that you could drop into for a quick beer, an evening meal or to watch … Continue reading

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Is Anything Obvious

I took this picture while on the beach in Florida, after dinner at one of our company events. Some of the people nearby were watching me try to setup my camera on a mini-tripod, and I heard several comments like … Continue reading

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